The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 37 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.10% - 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% - 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
SOA
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 156 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 90.66% 78.79% 70.56%
Number of salaries quoted 123 119 109
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £27,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,350 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SOA
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Halifax region.

SOA Salary Trend in Halifax

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior SQL Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SOA Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WCF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS